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Digital Content Creator BRIDGEND £24,498.63

Digital Content Creator

Location: BRIDGEND |
Salary: £24,498.63 |
Posted: 15 Oct 2021 |
Closes: 12 Nov 2021 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Central Government Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 10684

Role Responsibility:

Digital Content Creator

G4S Care and Rehabilitation Services

HMP Parc, Bridgend, CF35 6AP

Salary £24,498.63 per annum

Permanent,  Full Time (40 per week)

Benefits:  Company Pension, free on-site parking, on-site canteen, local Gym discounts, ongoing training and development and access to High Street Shop discounts.

Within Care and Rehabilitation Services, the philosophy of our prisons is to rehabilitate offenders and equip them to re-integrate into mainstream society on release. We seek to normalise prison conditions as far as possible to reflect life in the outside community. Our aim is to create an environment in which staff and prisoners feel safe and causes of prison stress are minimised. Central to our philosophy is the relationship between staff and prisoners. Our training and operational practices emphasise the need to treat prisoners with dignity and respect and G4S staff build positive and supportive relationships with the prisoners in their care. HMP & YOI Parc accommodates 1038 convicted male adult prisoners and remand/ convicted young offenders and young people in a secure but modern environment.

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Digital Content Creator to join our team at HMP Parc.

The role will aid with internal projects that require the support of a Digital Content Creator as part of the Media Hub team. The Media Hub has been developed to improve communications prison wide for both staff and residents, at the core of this is a combined Radio/TV channel and intranet. The aim will be to create content that entertains, educates, engages and informs. We are looking for a creative individual with excellent written and photography skills.

The successful applicant should have experience of and an interest in a variety of creative media disciplines, technology and software including photography, image manipulation, content creation and ideally some filming and editing experience (pre & post production). They should also possess excellent organisational and planning skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support and assist the Media & Communications Specialist by creating a range of content, both visual and written across a variety of platforms (i.e. intranet, print, social media)
  • Assist with a wide variety of projects from the generation of concepts through to the finished outcomes with staff, the Media Hub Team and/or residents
  • Build, organise and maintain a collection of assets including stock imagery and/or video
  • Attend and document relevant events and activities within the prison as requested by the Media & Communications Specialist
  • To develop a network of positive relationships and close collaboration with parallel services within HMP & YOI Parc
  • Maintain communication with all other relevant service providers across the prison
  • Ensure equipment is in good working order and well maintained
  • Prepare equipment and working area as and when required and/or observe and guide those who require induction training to aid in the completion of specific tasks
  • To attend meetings of education, vocational teams and other working groups, as appropriate
  • To take responsibility for the management of the studio, paying particular regard to the security of tools, including computer equipment and curriculum equipment as appropriate
  • To perform and implement appropriate Health & Safety policies and checks including risk assessments
  • You will be expected to update your skills on a regular basis and participate in staff development activities
  • To undertake other reasonable duties from time to time, as required by the Head of Learning and Skills
  • To undertake all administrative duties related to the monitoring and review systems of the learning skills programme and the prison regime
  • To assist students in reaching their long term aims, employability, career progression, further education and training and / or to live as independently as possible
  • Carry out student questionnaires and elicit feedback on the quality of training and learning
  • The ability to relate and motivate students from a variety of backgrounds and employ effective training strategies
  • Service and undertake minor maintenance of equipment


The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Skills

  • Relevant professional experience and/ or  subject specific degree
  • Knowledge of Photography/Media Production including equipment and editing packages
  • Ability to problem solve with media equipment and project delivery
  • Excellent communications skills and organised in managing daily tasks
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft and Google packages
  • Experience of working in a busy  pressured environment
  • Must be able to work as part of a team but also on own initiative
  • Good typing/word processing skills
  • The ability to demonstrate and train others in the use of appropriate equipment and software if required
  • Willingness and ability to work flexibly across the establishment

Desirable Skills

  • Experience of setting up equipment for video, audio and basic green screen environment
  • Graphic Design skills
  • Previous knowledge of education, industry and/or the custodial environment
  • Ability to deliver relevant tasks in line with expectations
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety issues in relation to working within a studio, on location and with relevant equipment
  • Ability to speak Welsh

 

If you join us, you can be sure that you’ll find a secure, friendly and professional working environment and be given all the support, training and encouragement you need to build and develop a successful career with us.

HMP Parc encourages applications from Welsh speakers.

Equality and Diversity is an important part of G4S Care and Rehabilitation Services. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds and are a fully inclusive employer who aims to support all employees to be their true selves. We are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments for either the role or during the recruitment process

Please note that these vacancies are subject to a 5 year checkable history and the strict vetting standards set by G4S and the Secretary of State for the Home Office and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. 

You must be eligible to work in the UK and must have been resident in the UK for a minimum period of 3 years. You will also need to provide full details of your employment and education history for the last 5 years as part of the security screening process for this role.


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